OU Applauds British Court Ruling on Libel Charges Against Professor Lipstadt

Posted on April 12, 2000 In Press Releases

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America today applauded the verdict in the British Courts clearing Professor Deborah Lipstadt of the false libel charges brought by Holocaust denier David Irving.

Mandell I. Ganchrow, M.D., President of the Orthodox Union said, ” We are profoundly encouraged by this positive verdict which serves as a resounding rejection of those who would subvert the truth and the annals of history in the interest of hatred and anti-Semitism. Both Professor Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher, Penguin Books, deserve much praise for their courage in standing up to those who seek to deny the Holocaust or to render it meaningless. The strength of the truth has prevailed.”